JIS  Vol.8 No.1 , January 2017
Analyzing Security Threats to Virtual Machines Monitor in Cloud Computing Environment
Abstract: The data and applications in cloud computing reside in cyberspace, that allowing to users access data through any connection device, when you need to transfer information over the cloud, you will lose control of it. There are multi types of security challenge must be understood and countermeasures. One of the major security challenges is resources of the cloud computing infrastructures are provided as services over the Internet, and entire data in the cloud computing are reside over network resources, that enables the data to be access through VMs. In this work, we describe security techniques for securing a VCCI, VMMs such as Encryption and Key Management (EKM), Access Control Mechanisms (ACMs), Virtual Trusted Platform Module (vTPM), Virtual Firewall (VF), and Trusted Virtual Domains (TVDs). In this paper we focus on security of virtual resources in Virtualized Cloud Computing Infrastructure (VCCI), Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) by describing types of attacks on VCCI, and vulnerabilities of VMMs and we describe the techniques for securing a VCCI.
Cite this paper: Althobaiti, A. (2017) Analyzing Security Threats to Virtual Machines Monitor in Cloud Computing Environment. Journal of Information Security, 8, 1-7. doi: 10.4236/jis.2017.81001.

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